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Find more Preller relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 43 more people named Preller in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 190 people named Preller in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 23% more people named Preller in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 233 people named Preller were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 29% were children
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • For 110 females, Helen was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Preller families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most fathers originated from Maryland
  • Most mothers originated from Maryland
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 39% were first-generation Americans